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    What history proves: Indian mosques barring women is only a recent trend

    Photo Credit: Ruchika Sharma 19.9K Total Views Recent protests against an age-old ban on the entry of women in the Shani Shingnapur temple in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar distrct and in Mumbai’s Haji Ali dargah have sparked a debate on restrictions on women in places of worship. On Monday, a group of Muslim women moved the Supreme […]

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    Isis Develops ‘Alrawi’ Encrypted Messaging App for Android: Report

    The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (Isis) militant group has reportedly created an encrypted Android messaging app to enable secure communications between its members. Dubbed Alrawi, the app aims to make it harder for security agencies and governments to intercept the communications of Isis members. The app, first discovered by counterterrorism network Ghost Security […]

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    Mad Street Den Launches Vue.ai, a Visual Recommendation Platform for Fashion Portals

    Chennai-based AI startup Mad Street Den, launched Vue.ai on Tuesday, which it said is the world’s first AI-based platform for fashion retail e-commerce powered by visual intelligence. Vue.ai enables fashion startups to provide visual recommendations and visual search features on web and mobile, along with a host of deep learning and data-science driven features like […]

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    Flipkart Invests in Parenting Social Network Tinystep

    Tinystep, a parenting social network, Tuesday said it has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding from Flipkart. The Bengaluru-based startup plans to use the funds to develop the product, enhance user experience and strengthen its team, Tinystep said in a statement. The funding will also be utilised to further accelerate the company’s growth and […]

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    Delhi Government Launches App to Make Citizens ‘VAT Inspectors’

    To boost Delhi government’s tax collection and bring in transparency, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Siodia Monday launched ‘DVAT BILL’ app and said that people can play an important role in governance through this mobile application. The software has been developed by Delhi government’s Trade and Taxes department. Sisodia, who also holds finance portfolio, said that […]

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    Nazara to Publish Mobile Games for Amar Chitra Katha

    Aside from having a deal for games based on Chhota Bheem and Zeptolab’s Cut the Rope, Nazara Games will be publishing games based on Amar Chitra Katha and Tinkle’s extensive roster of well-known characters. “We would like to see gaming revenues contribute anything between five and 10 percent of our total revenues in two years […]

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    Facebook Adds Android App Support for Anonymity Service Tor

    Users of Facebook Inc’s Android app can now privately browse the world’s largest social network through the anonymity service Tor, the company said on Tuesday. The feature expands a collaboration that allowed Facebook users to directly access its site via Tor’s browser on personal computers. It comes as policymakers and technology companies debate whether digital […]

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    Google Unveils Virtual Tour of Buckingham Palace

    Web surfers will be able to peek into the gilded interiors of Queen Elizabeth II’s home in a new virtual reality tour launched by Google on Wednesday. Buckingham Palace, the queen’s primary residence, has opened its doors to the tech giant for 360-degree photos of some of its richly-decorated rooms. The tour can be viewed […]

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    Mozilla Co-Founder Brendan Eich Unveils Ad-Blocking Browser ‘Brave’

    Brave Software, a startup spearheaded by Mozilla co-founder and former CEO Brendan Eich – also known as the creator of JavaScript, has launched an early version of a new Web browser. The browser blocks intrusive advertisements, the kinds that slow the performance and the loading speed of a website. It also restricts the loading of […]